South East law firm Thomson Snell & Passmore has made 22 promotions, including six to partner and a new head of department.
The dispute resolution team made four promotions: Mark Steggles to equity partner; James Cradick to partner; Amy WIlford to senior associate; and Natasha Moran to paralegal.
Mr Steggles’ client base includes commercial landlords and tenants, to developers and private landlords. He has worked at the firm for over 15 years.
Mr Cradick’s work involves litigation and arbitration matters regarding transport, warehouse and ports, as well as supply chain issues and related insurance work.
Meanwhile, Ms Wilford focuses on contentious will, trust and estate disputes and related professional negligence claims.
The family department saw Anna Woodhoo promoted to associate and Harry Golding join the team as a newly qualified solicitor.
Family Department: 2 promotions (1 Associate, 1 Solicitor)
In the court of protection team Brain Bacon, who joined the firm in 2000 and has been a partner for the past 8 years, has been appointed head of department.
He will be supported by newly qualified solicitors Natalie Butler and Danielle Rogers.
Seven promotions were made in the commercial property team. Matthew Grogan was made equity partner, while Penelope Edgar, Laura Keatley and Kate Turnham were all made partners. Verity Cutts, Catherine Linsell and Nicole Priestley were promoted to associates.
Additionally, Kim Connolly has been made partner in the residential conveyancing team.
In the clinical negligence and personal injury team Oliver Chapman has been promoted to partner and Christina Mallery to solicitor.
Within business services Josh Enser, Tegan Strong and Dominic Garrett were also promoted.
James Partridge, senior partner, commented: "As a firm we place great emphasis on our commitment to growing our talent organically. We are confident that in the years to come our clients will continue to benefit from the diligent, trustworthy legal advice that our lawyers provide."
The firm recently reported positive financial results and an increase in revenues for the year ended 5 June 2019.
First published June 2019 in ePrivate client. Read the full article: Thomson Snell & Passmore makes over 20 promotions